WCC Recognizes IOCC as Specialized Ministry

IOCC - 21/7/21 Baltimore, Md. (July 20, 2021) – At the June 2021 meeting of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) was named a specialized ministry in a working relationship with the WCC, reflecting a shared commitment to service. Since its inception, IOCC has collaborated with the WCC ...

‘Suspicious’ Fire Destroys Coptic Orthodox Church in Surrey (British Columbia)

OCP News Service - 21/7/21 BC-Canada: A suspicious fire has destroyed the St. George Coptic Orthodox Church located in Surrey, British Columbia, province in Canada. It was reported that the St George Church is the latest one destroyed by fire in recent weeks. Police stated that the St George Coptic Orthodox Church was already a target ...

The 7th Century St. Grigor Armenian Church Require Urgent Restoration – Hetq Report

OCP News Service - 21/7/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The 7th Centrya Armenian Chruch of St. Grigor located in the Aragatzotn Province of Armenia is in a dilapidated condition, reports hetq.am. The dome of the Church is no more in the sight. Events like baptism and weddings are celebrated in the Church regardless of its pitiful condition. In 2013 a ...

The Ministry of Emergency Situations Signs Agreement with the Belarusian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 21/7/21 Minsk-Belarus: The Ministry of Emergency Situation (rescue) of the Belarus government has signed an agreement with the Orthodox Church on the 19th of July 2021. The agreement was signed by Vadim Sinyavsky, the Minister for the Emergency Situations and Metropolitan Benjamin, the Primate of the Orthodox Church in Belarus. According to ...